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MCW professor appointed to advisory board for Ireland’s Fighting Blindness organization

Joseph Carroll, PhD, the Richard Schultz, MD/Ruth Works Professor in Ophthalmology, professor of ophthalmology, biophysics and cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy, and co-director of the Advanced Ocular Imaging Program at...

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Concordia University to hold December commencement ceremony

Concordia University Wisconsin will honor mid-year graduates at its 27th annual December Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 19, at the university’s main campus in Mequon. Just over 715 individuals are eligible...

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MCW professors investigate therapies for antibiotic resistant bacterial infections

Nita H. Salzman, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics and microbiology and molecular genetics, and an associate director for the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the Medical College of Wisconsin...

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MCW professor receives grant for genetic research on obesity

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases to investigate...

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Milwakee Teen Takes Gold! Headed to World Irish Dance Championship in Scotland

The results just in! While millions of families sat down to give thanks this past weekend, members of the Trinity Academy of Irish Dance struck gold at the Mid-America Regional...

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Pleasant Prairie Teens Win Big- Head to World Irish Dance Championships in Scotland

Elmhurst, IL (December 2, 2015) The results just in! While millions of families sat down to give thanks this past weekend, members of the Trinity Academy of Irish Dance struck...

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MCW chooses key partners for new professional office building construction

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has chosen three key partners in the construction of its new professional office building. CG Schmidt was chosen as MCW’s construction management partner; Flad...

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Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD, Named Associate Dean for Research at MCW

Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD, professor of pharmacology and toxicology and director of the Neuroscience Research Center, has been named associate dean for research at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). In...

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Festival of Trees

The School District of Menomonee Falls Art Department is excited to announce the community event, Festival of Trees. This is an outdoor art display that involves elementary, middle, and...

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Ret. Admiral Mullen to keynote Medical College of Wisconsin’s Healthcare Dinner

Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.), 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 28th Chief of Naval Operations, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW)...

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Dr. Tom Aufderheide receives T. Michael Bolger Award for Clinical and Translational Science

Tom P. Aufderheide, MD, was selected to receive the 2015 T. Michael Bolger Award for Clinical and Translational Science. The award, presented by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of...

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MCW announces Master of Science in Anesthesia, Anesthesiologist Assistant Program

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has announced a new, 28-month, Master of Science in Anesthesia – Anesthesiologist Assistant Program through its medical school on the Milwaukee campus. MCW is...

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MCW collaborates in the investigation of age-related macular degeneration prevention

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in collaboration with the University of Arizona, the University of Miami, and Marshfield Clinic, have found that a drug used to treat...

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MCW professor earns Michael Shannon Humanitarian Award

Marlene D. Melzer-Lange, MD, FAAP, professor of pediatric emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), was awarded the Michael Shannon Humanitarian Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics...

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Dr. David Gutterman receives 2015 College Medalist Award from American College of Chest Physicians

David Gutterman, MD, Northwestern Mutual Professor of Cardiology and Senior Director of the Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), received the 2015 College Medalist Award from the...

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Adiponectin, a protein associated with low rates of diabetes and metabolic syndrome, found to be higher in certain body types

An individual’s distribution of fat and corresponding levels of adiponectin (ADPN), a protein hormone associated with regulating metabolic processes, have been found to affect diabetes and metabolic syndrome risk. A...

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Julia Keyes earns MCW Zeit Fellows Leadership Award

Julia Nicole Keyes, a fourth-year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) from Milwaukee, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Walter Zeit Fellowship Leadership Award. This...

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Three MCW leaders receive Distinguished Service Awards

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) honored three faculty and staff members with Distinguished Service Awards, MCW’s highest faculty and staff honor, at its convocation ceremony on October 6, 2015...

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MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment awards more than $370,000 to support suicide prevention in Jackson County

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment awarded $374,504 over three years to change systems across civil sectors to increase mental health resiliency among youth and...

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Dr. Elizabeth Ellinas selected for national women’s executive leadership program

Ellinas, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology and chief of obstetric anesthesia at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been selected to participate in the 2015-2016 Hedwig van Ameringen Executive...

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Community Watch

» Show about solitary confinement encourages discussion, activism 4/28

» Annual Tosa Night Out celebration will relocate to Milwaukee County Zoo Updated:  4/27

» District leaders question use of Wauwatosa schools as voting locations Updated:  4/27

» Area businesses collaborate to create the 'Cranky Sammie' in East Tosa 4/27

» Wauwatosa Sports Notes: Players sign with colleges, baseball fundraiser, more 4/26

» Wauwatosa West sprinters stand out at Kansas Relays 4/26

» Wauwatosa West' Hannah-Howell, Jefferson shine at Sun Prairie Track Meet 4/26

» Wauwatosa West tennis team wins three of four at Raider/Trojan Invite 4/26

» Wauwatosa golfers finish fifth at first GMC mini meet 4/26

» Wauwatosa East kickers go 2-1 at Mt. Prospect Invitational, lose to DSHA, beat Homestead 4/26

» Wauwatosa West soccer team tied for first in Woodland with 4-0 record 4/26

» Principal's racial comment to Wauwatosa West student sparks protest at school Updated:  4/25

» Severe thunderstorm watch in effect 4/25

» Political memorabilia appraiser makes stop in Wauwatosa 4/25

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Previewing NFL Draft with Rob Reischel and Nathan Tanguay 4/25

» Cheryl Berdan steps in as Wauwatosa Common Council president 4/22

» Video Tosa Top 5: Five things you need to know about in Wauwatosa this week 4/21

» Wauwatosa business Nurturing the Nest offers postpartum support to moms, dads Updated:  4/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Realignment in area conferences and the status of girls/women's basketball in Wisconsin 4/21

» Walled garden, dog park to replace Wauwatosa's aging Eschweiler buildings 4/20

» Matt Kender is Wauwatosa East's new football coach 4/20

» Sports Shorts: April 21, 2016 4/20

» Milwaukee County Zoo welcomes new female red panda 4/20

» Wauwatosa East girls track team has two productive meets 4/20

» Wauwatosa West boys tennis team drops 5-2 match to Pirates 4/20

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Best Summer Ever


We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.



Hidden Tosa


"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where our Wauwatosa reporter explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.